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  1. D.C. prostitution sting nets 101 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    District of Columbia police have so far arrested 101 men in connection with a prostitution sting operation the department launched last month.


  2. Former Gulf Cartel Member Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for International Drug TraffickingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Family Badge

    Lopez Falcon, 41, pleaded guilty on Feb. 3, 2015 before U.S. District Judge Barbara J. Rothstein of the District of Columbia. In addition to imposing the prison term, the court ordered Lopez Falcon to forfeit $15 billion, which represents the gross receipts of the Gulf Cartel's drug sales from its principal distribution centers located along the U.S.-Mexico border.


  3. Gilford's Allie Nault crowned Miss America Outstanding TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Enter to win a pair of tickets to see the legendary Buddy Guy on October 1, 2015 at the Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom.


  4. Mayor Bowser should get rid of her constituent services fundRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    AS MAYOR of the District of Columbia, Muriel E. Bowser has myriad means to help citizens. A $13 billion budget .


  5. BST Announces Remount of the Bloody BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Brave Spirits Theater, the Washington DC Metropolitan area's premiere producer of little-known early modern plays, is proud to announce an encore production of its highly acclaimed Fringe production of Thomas Middleton 's The Bloody Banquet, returning to the Anacostia Arts Center August 20th through 22nd. The Washington Post praised the production, saying "for nearly four centuries, the theater world has been overlooking a crowd-pleaser, to judge by Brave Spirits Theatre's diverting take on the revenge tragedy 'The Bloody Banquet.'


  6. Young brains on marijuana: Risky businessRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Okay, okay, we all know: Road safety folks worry about marijuana -high drivers on the road right there along with intoxicated travelers, but worries shouldn't end there. Indeed, last year, a Journal of the American Heart Association came out with an article about French medical scientists who concluded that, "The recreational use of marijuana may result in cardiovascular-related complications and possibly even death, among young and middle-aged adults."


  7. Senior teacher wins awardRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Billings Outpost

    Two Montana school teachers have been selected as national award winners for the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching the nation's highest honor for U.S. mathematics and science teachers in grades seven through 12. A committee of Montana science and math teachers selected four teachers from a pool of 10 ... (more)


  8. 8 Ways To Vacation Right And Recharge Your HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    By 6 a.m., Sam Clarke is usually already on a call with an Asian tech company halfway around the world. By the afternoon, she switches to calls in the U.S. And until she goes to bed, she keeps an eye on her email.


  9. Chef responds to Trumpa s D.C. restaurant lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    A food fight continues between Donald Trump and chef Jose Andres as he abandons their restaurant deal at the Old Post Office Pavilion in the District after the Republican presidential candidate made widely criticized comments on immigrants. On July 31, Trump Old Post Office LLC put words to action and is suing Andres' ThinkFoodGroup and an affiliate, Topo Atrio LLC, for $10 million and attorneys fees, accusing them of two counts of breach of contract.


  10. HOURANI v. MIRTCHEVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | FindLaw

    Before TATEL, MILLETT and PILLARD, Circuit Judges. Howard W. Foster argued the cause for appellants/cross-appellees.


  11. Officials Talk High-Stakes Testing ReportRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    According to a recent study released by The Hechinger Report, Common Core Learning Standards-aligned tests are not as "high stakes" as once believed.


  12. Johnson signed Voting Rights Act 50 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    Fifty years ago this week, on Aug. 6, 1965, as President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, he declared, "This act flows from a clear and simple wrong. Its only purpose is to right that wrong.


  13. Walker is out of line on Medicaid expansion; lawsuit right and likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker's dogged effort to unilaterally expand Alaska's Cadillac-class Medicaid program -- despite the Legislature's reluctance -- is being peddled to Alaskans with a massive propaganda campaign replete with misleading information and outright fibs. Worse, he plans to pull it off -- to join 29 other states and the District of Columbia in expanding Medicaid -- while wading in legal quicksand; by pretending he can accept federal money and tell lawmakers to butt out because he simply would be expanding an existing program.


  14. Allie Nault crowned Miss America's Outstanding TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Allie Nault of New Hampshire was crowned Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2015 Saturday night in Orlando , Florida, Miss America Kira Kazantsev announced . The teen pageant is the younger-sister competition within the Miss America Organization.


  15. ES student spends week in capitolRead the original story

    Saturday | Mt. Airy News

    Bethany Hewett, a rising senior at East, was one of 98 young women from across the country selected to attend the 69th American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation session that wrapped up on Friday.


  16. healthinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | My Mother Lode

    In a recent informal myMotherLode poll the question "Do you have health insurance coverage?" was asked. The results of the three day poll; 91 percent of the 721 votes were Yes, and 9 percent No.


  17. DC police make arrest in August 2014 homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTOP-FM Washington

    District of Columbia police say they've arrested a man in a double shooting nearly a year ago that left one man dead. Police say 24-year-old Jonathan Taylor of no fixed address was arrested earlier this week and charged with first-degree murder while armed in the slaying of 28-year-old Dexter Motley.


  18. 2 men fatally shot in southeast WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WTOP-FM Washington

    District of Columbia police are investigating two fatal shootings, including one that claimed the life of an 18-year-old man. Police say 18-year-old Shaun Simmons was fatally shot around 4:20 a.m. Saturday in the Congress Heights neighborhood of southeast Washington.


  19. 2 Men Fatally Shot in Southeast D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

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  20. Man fatally shot in SE, DC identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WUSA-TV Washington

    A 22-year-old D.C. man was fatally shot in Southeast, D.C. early Saturday morning, Metropolitan police said. Man fatally shot in SE, DC identified A 22-year-old D.C. man was fatally shot in Southeast, D.C. early Saturday morning, Metropolitan police said.